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Post by Scrap Monkey on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 16:51

Well, you knew it was going to happen sooner rather than later, even Phil's Mum wasn't surprised when I phoned her and told her Wink The reason I have been a bit quiet the past few days is that we have been settling this little man in. He is around 2 (we think), and came from the local rescue; originally a poundie, previously homed with a family who have had to give him up because the couple are divorcing (he wants the dog but has moved to a flat, she has the house but doesn't want the dog). He is a staffie, with the most amazing tiger-striped brindle coat, very willing to please and affectionate. Very playful, which is rather a shock for Archie who had got used to lazy boy Taffi, but they are getting on pretty well so far.

Introducing Harvey:




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Post by WeirdCat on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 17:24

He's beautiful and I hope he enjoys being your new doorbell!

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Post by Scrap Monkey on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 17:39

WeirdCat wrote:He's beautiful and I hope he enjoys being your new doorbell!

LOL< he doesn't bark at the door! Still need a new doorbell, Taffi really is irreplaceable.

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Post by cb on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 17:47

Lovely markings on his coat Tina, hope he brings you all lots of fun.

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Post by Di Masters on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 18:16


Will admit I don't like Staffies, something about the face/look, but hope you all enjoy each others company and he settles in to his new home.

If he is anything like the one next door had (recently gone to live elsewhere) Archie is in for a hectic time! It used to "bounce" about all the time, great at jumping 6 foot fence too.

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Post by Scatty on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 18:18

well he is a handsome young man, hope he settles in quickly and I'm sure he has a way of letting you know there is someone at the door.

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Post by Mrsfeefee on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 18:50

Aah he looks super i hope him and Archie become the best of friends.

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Post by kimb on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 19:51

hes got a lovely face tina ,hope he fits in with everyone nicely and that he and archie become good pals ,im sure they will.

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Post by thriftycrafter on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 22:03

Love the name, looks a bit scary to me too, but it's different when you meet them IRL I know. especially as someone who was terrified of shepherds, married a dog handler and ended up owning one.

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Post by Lorraine on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 22:19

Hello Harvey. He's just lovely Tina. My bro has a staffie and he's a pussycat too. I'm sure you'll have loads of fun with him.

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Post by karinlouise on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 22:55

Awww what lovely colouring he has. so cute

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Post by Scrap Monkey on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 22:55

I do know what you mean Karelyn, but they get terrible press. In Victorian times staffies were called 'nanny dogs' as they are so good with children! This little man lived with quite small kids, and he is very gentle.

Now GSD's I am scared of, but due an 'incident' when I was little . Sorry Bailey ;)

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Post by Lorraine on Sun 9 Jun 2013 - 23:06

Bailey says you're forgiven, lol.

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Post by thriftycrafter on Mon 10 Jun 2013 - 17:42

Ditto Tina, one leapt out from a gate when I was on my way home from Brownies in the dark (alone, like you could in those days) and bit me, so I would cross the road when I saw one coming, until I met Mick and there was only one way to go after that.

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Post by Maria on Thu 27 Jun 2013 - 11:12

aww he's gorgoeus Tina and his name really suits him.

Remy my gardener has one, who is a really super dog, called Eros and he isnt as pretty as yours but he has a lovely nature. Im glad you got one.

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Post by gingerjo on Sun 30 Jun 2013 - 0:01

I fell in love with a staffi at Hug a staffi day last w/e. He was 2 called Lucas and had been in kennels 5 mths. he just watched me all way round shop so went over and he was just gorgeous. Couldn't have him tho, not at the moment, but I hope he finds someone to lovehim soon.

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